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Aug 14, 2014 11:30 AM ET // AFP
Karina Chikitova was found emaciated but alive, after enduring freezing temperatures, with only berries to sustain her.
Jul 16, 2014 01:14 PM ET
Smelling bad doesn't offer humans much in the way of advantages, but not so for the silverback gorilla. The giant creature is pretty savvy about the benefits of its stench, and, like its charm, it can turn the B.O. on an off like a switch.
Jun 17, 2014 11:45 AM ET // Esther Inglis-Arkell, io9.com
Breathing technique may be an important survival mechanism for species such as the Eastern painted turtle and the Australian Fitzroy river turtle.
May 30, 2014 03:15 PM ET // Discovery News
These creatures show that you don't necessarily have to be fit to survive. You just have to look as unappetizing as possible.
May 27, 2014 12:42 PM ET
We've all been there. You're tired of drinking water, nothing in the fridge appeals, so you think, "how 'bout pee?" OK, no, we haven't all been there! Hardly any of us have! But if you've ever wondered, Laci has the truth about pee as a beverage.
Feb 19, 2014 05:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Resourceful ants know what to do during a flood: They build a raft and stick the queen right in the middle of it. Continue reading →
Feb 12, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Joy Montefusco
The cold is insidious and dangerous. Learn a bit about how to survive in winter's worst.
Jan 31, 2014 11:20 AM ET // AFP
The man was discovered Thursday when his boat floated onto a reef that's part of the Marshall Islands in the Pacific.
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